Reviews

Astro Motors on Electric Bikes; Terrifying ...

May 10, 201210 Comments

Some of the fastest and sexiest electric bikes on the planet are powered by Astro motors.  An Astro powered E-bike represents the pinnacle of  E-bike engineering

BMC Geared-Hub Motor Review

May 04, 20126 Comments

The BMC motor is a geared hub motor that weighs around 8 pounds, and it puts out decent power and hill climbing ability, considering its

Minimizing Flat Tires on an E-bike

Apr 30, 20122 Comments

Flat tires are the bane of the electric bike rider.  If you ride an ebike and feel you are getting more than your fair share

Currie Izip Urban Cruiser Review

Apr 27, 20123 Comments

editor note: The following story was submitted by one of our readers, Tim McIntyre of Seal Beach California. Hats off to Currie for releasing just

Currie Ezip Trailz $500 Ebike Review and Ri...

Apr 15, 201226 Comments

The most important point to make about the Curry Ezip Trailz electric bike is that it costs under $500 delivered. It’s amazing to get a

PiCycle Factory Tour and Ride Report

Apr 13, 20127 Comments

Living in San Francisco, I have heard rumors of a new futuristic-looking electric bike being built  just across the Golden Gate Bridge in the quiet

A Rohloff on an Electric Bike

Apr 11, 201216 Comments

A Rohloff Speed Hub is one of the sweetest pieces of bicycle technology ever invented….right up there with the electric bike and the hub motor.

Phasor Cycles Ride Review

Apr 05, 20123 Comments

Written by senior editor Eric, April 2012 Most e-bike manufacturers in the United States have resorted to converting existing bicycles rather than going through the

Choosing A Mountain Bike To Electrify – P...

Mar 28, 20129 Comments

This is a continuation of Choosing a Mountain Bike to Electrify – Part 1 Suspension Frame material- most e-bike gurus prefer steel frames over aluminum.

EH Line Street Racer Electric Bike

Mar 26, 20123 Comments

The Austrian-made EH Street Racer is an interesting variant on the electric bike model. Instead of a mountain bike, they have decided on a  monocoque aluminium